Tag Archives: Danish Gambling Authority (DGA)

Danish Tax Ministry proposes Gambling Act amendments

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The Danish Ministry of Taxation has proposed a range of amendments to the country’s Gambling Act, to support greater powers for the Spillemyndigheden, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA). Earlier this year, the DGA took on new powers when it was given the remit for countering match-fixing and protecting sporting integrity, taking on this task from Anti-Doping Denmark – the bill …

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Danish regulator ‘significantly strengthens’ integrity efforts with triple partnership

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The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), Spillemyndigheden, has entered into a partnership with a tripartite of high-profile betting integrity organisations. Sportradar – via its Sportradar Integrity Services (SIS) division – the United Lotteries for Integrity in Sport (ULIS) and the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA), have all signed a formal cooperation agreement with the regulator. The trio will alert the DGA …

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Sarah Gardner: UKGC ‘cannot accept’ black market argument against regulation

Sarah Garnder: UKGC consultation conclusions due this summer

A recurrent argument against perceived overly-strict regulations in the UK over the past two years has been the threat of black market risks. Whilst acknowledging the existence of such sites, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has some issues with this line of thought.  Sarah Gardner, the Commission’s Deputy Chief Executive, addressed industry stakeholders at the Danish Gambling Authority’s (DGA) recent …

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Danish Gambling Authority reminds operators of RG duties


The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), Spillemyndigheden has issued an update to licence holders on responsible gambling requirements. Issuing an update this week, the DGA reminded operators of guidance on deposit limits, duty of care and interventions, and marketing in cases of self-exclusion. On deposit limits, the authority asserted that the ‘it is important’ for the measures to be implemented by …

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DGA blocks 82 illegal websites but backtracks on Tipwin case

Cashpoint indicted by Danish Gambling Authority for due diligence failures

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), Spillemyndigheden, has blocked 82 websites for operating illegal gambling services, the largest single number in its history. This brings the total number of blocked illegal websites to 227 since the implementation of the current Gambling Act in 2012, with the latest 82 including both sports betting and casino platforms.  All the DGA’s blockings have been …

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Danish sports betting turnover falls 16% YoY in April

SBC News Danish sports betting turnover falls 16% YoY in April

Denmark’s sports betting market has continued to face challenges, as the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) reveals a decline in year-on-year revenues for April 2022. Issuing an update, the DGA – the Spillemyndigheden – informed industry stakeholders that takings on sports wagering had fallen by 16.6% from DKK 266m (£30.8m) in April 2021 to DKK 222m (£25.7m). However, this did represent …

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bet365 reprimanded by Danish regulator for due diligence violations

SBC News bet365 reprimanded by Danish regulator for due diligence violations

The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA), the Spillemyndigheden, has reprimanded bet365 for a compliance failure relating to two licensing conditions.  Referring to the sports betting and igaming brand by the name of its business entity Hillside (New Media) Ltd, the Danish regulator stated that bet365 had allowed a ‘young player’ to deposit DKK 190,000 (€25,500) to his account in under a …

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Denmark posts 16% GGR increase despite betting decline

SBC News Denmark posts 16% GGR increase despite betting decline

Sports betting in Denmark in the first two months of the year posted a small decline of 3.7%, whilst casinos also encountered some difficulties, but these losses were offset by massive revenue from gaming machines.  Publishing its financial records for January and February 2022, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) – Spillemyndigheden – detailed that Denmark’s total GGR increased by 16% …

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Danish sportsbook revenues decline by 18% in Q4


Danish sports betting operators experienced a challenging final quarter in 2021, although other verticals had greater success.  Publishing its trading report for Q4 2021, the Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) – Spillemyndigheden – revealed that sports betting revenues declined by 18.3% year-on-year to DKK 583 million (£67m) from DKK 726 million (£82.13m). However, for the full year, GGR for sports wagering …

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